Esteem Quotes

Quotes tagged as "esteem" (showing 1-30 of 66)
Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.”
Dorothy M. Neddermeyer

Vera Nazarian
“A fine glass vase goes from treasure to trash, the moment it is broken. Fortunately, something else happens to you and me. Pick up your pieces. Then, help me gather mine.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

W.H. Auden
“I am sure it is everyone’s experience, as it has been mine, that any discovery we make about ourselves or the meaning of life is never, like a scientific discovery, a coming upon something entirely new and unsuspected; it is rather, the coming to conscious recognition of something, which we really knew all the time but, because we were unwilling to formulate it correctly, we did not hitherto know we knew.”
W.H. Auden, Markings

“Just take this as a warning. Know that there's always a price for not being yourself.”
Benilde Little, Acting Out

“People are not dying of lack of money but of lack of esteem and awareness. ("Kein Schwein ruft mich an")”
Erik Pevernagie

Lorii Myers
“Needs cause motivation. Deep-rooted desires for esteem, affection, belonging, achievement, self-actualization, power, and control motivate us to push for what we want and need in our lives.”
Lorii Myers, Make It Happen, A Healthy, Competitive Approach to Achieving Personal Success

Toni Sorenson
“The most destructive thing we can possibly do in life is to make another person doubt his worth and identity as a child of God. The very most productive thing we can do is to help ourselves and others realize that as children of God, our worth is infinite.”
Toni Sorenson

Richelle E. Goodrich
“The glory of fame isn't in having so many people know you, but in having so many people know you care. Otherwise, it's like being drawn to a fire to find no warmth.”
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

Stefan Molyneux
“The greater the gap between self perception and reality, the more aggression is unleashed on those who point out the discrepancy.”
Stefan Molyneux

“Sur quelque préférence une estime se fonde,
Et c'est n'estimer rien qu'estimer tout le monde.”
Molière, The Misanthrope

Roman Payne
“Do we take less pride in the possession of our home because its walls were built by some unknown carpenter, its tapestries woven by some unknown weaver on a far Oriental shore, in some antique time? No. We show our home to our friends with the pride as if it were our home, which it is. Why then should we take less pride when reading a book written by some long-dead author? Is it not our book just as much, or even more so, than theirs? So the landowner says, ‘Look at my beautiful home! Isn’t it fine?’ And not, ‘Look at the home so-and-so has built.’ Thus we shouldn’t cry, ‘Look what so-and-so has written. What a genius so-and-so is!’ But rather, ‘Look at what I have read! Am I not a genius? Have I not invented these pages? The walls of this universe, did I not build? The souls of these characters, did I not weave?”
Roman Payne

Stephen Richards
“Putting someone down with name calling reveals your own low self-esteem.”
Stephen Richards, Boost Your Self Esteem

Machado de Assis
“Each person is worth the value put on them by the affection of others, and that is where popular wisdom has found that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”
Machado de Assis, Dom Casmurro

Jonathan Swift
“As love without esteem is capricious and volatile; esteem without love is languid and cold.”
Jonathan Swift

Alexandra Katehakis
“Endow yourself with healthy self-esteem. What is the feeling tone in your life that radiates in you and makes you shine, that makes you feel whole, that makes you feel your heart? That feeling tone, which we long to hear from others, is the tone we want to practice with ourselves. That’s where we want to live with ourselves. It doesn’t happen from the outside in. That’s why it’s called self-esteem.”
Alexandra Katehakis, Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence

Kathryn Hurn
“How easily such a thing can become a mania, how the most normal and sensible of women once this passion to be thin is upon them, can lose completely their sense of balance and proportion and spend years dealing with this madness.”
Kathryn Hurn, HELL HEAVEN & IN-BETWEEN: One Woman's Journey to Finding Love

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Anything great will only be appreciated if I am given the opportunity to feel the absence of it, or experience the reversal of it. It is only then that I can even begin to understand its majesty and cherish it in the manner I should have all along.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Amit Kalantri
“Respect cannot be inherited, respect is the result of right actions.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Friedrich Nietzsche
“One does not hate as long as one disesteems, but only when one esteems equal or superior”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil

Marcel Proust
“We are delighted when a Minister awards us a decoration, even when we have no claim to be thus honoured, but if he follows this up by awarding the same distinction to others who occupy a position similar to our own, we feel inclined to keep him, if we can, from so foolishly cheapening the mark of esteem which he has bestowed upon us.”
Marcel Proust, Jean Santeuil

“To sum it up, succuss is merely a small act of courageousness.”
Kierra C.T. Banks

Stacey  Lee
“I've never thought too hard about my convictions and wonder if it's too late now.”
Stacey Lee, Outrun the Moon

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“It is seldom possible to respect someone about whom you know everything.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Reinventing myself is a result of not appreciating myself. As such, that kind of reinvention needs an intervention.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Graham Greene
“After all, he liked me. That was a claim he could never fail to honour because it astonished him.”
Graham Greene, The Ministry of Fear
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Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“We hate admiring someone we hate.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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